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Europe's nature is disappearing under unsustainable farming and expanding towns.  The new State of Nature in the EU shows alarming figures

The new State of Nature in the EU shows alarming...

Mon, 19/10/2020
Today the European Environment Agency’s and the European Com
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The only recovery is a green recovery

Thu, 24/09/2020
As businesses wake from hibernation and the world eases itself into something close to normal, global attention turns to economic recovery – but ignoring nature as part of these plans would be a huge error. Will the EU’s response be fit for purpose?
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How do we push forward a Green Recovery in a post...

Tue, 07/07/2020
The first of BirdLife's new Green Recovery Webinar Series convened high-profile speakers for a daring discussion on the future of our planet

Facts V Fiction: Calling out profiteers

Wed, 13/05/2020

While COVID-19 changes the world as we know it - many industries are trying to make the

The time for nature restoration is now

Thu, 16/04/2020
What do you see out of your window? Before confinement, did you actually know about that old tree, the noisy redstarts that cheep around your bedroom every morning, the violet flowers defying the sidewalk concrete? Nature is all around us, but you probably hadn’t realized.

#GreenRecovery – Rebooting and reboosting our...

Tue, 14/04/2020
If COVID-19 has shown us anything, it's that we can mobilise together rapidly, effectively and massively against challenges of life and death. Science tell us that planet’s survival demands similarly dramatic measures to fight the climate crisis and save nature.

Will COVID-19 fuel the destruction of our oceans?

Fri, 10/04/2020
European fishers and aquaculture farmers who continue to work, like many others who p

There aren’t plenty more fish in the sea – so...

Thu, 05/03/2020
Over the past ten years, the EU has been calling for “blue growth” at sea, propelling the rhetoric that the ocean’s vast and untapped potential can support increased human activities. In reality, there has never been any vast, nor untapped potential at sea.

EU Green Deal - good for climate, bad for...

Wed, 11/12/2019
Today, the European Commission announced their highly anticipated European Green Deal. The first of its kind in EU history, Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has promised to deliver the Green deal in her first 100 days in office.